2004: Selected in the 36th round as the 1,067th pick by the Cleveland Indians in the Major League Baseball Draft ... Sat out the 2004 season to rehabilitate an injury ... Looks to make his return back into the weekend pitching rotation in 2005.
2003: Served as one of Virginia's weekend starters in the pitching rotation before his season was cut short due to an injury ... Named the Atlantic Coast Conference's Pitcher of the Week on April 1st ... Picked up his third victory and recorded his second complete game shutout of the year by pitching 9.0 scoreless innings, allowing only four hits while striking out a game-high eleven batters in Virginia's 6-0 win against Maryland (3/28) - It was his second consecutive complete game shutout against Maryland after also shutting out the Terrapins on April 5, 2002 in College Park, Md. ... Pitched Virginia's first shutout of the year, going 7.0 innings and allowing six hits while striking out seven batters in a 11-0 victory over Radford (3/2) ... Notched his second win of the season by pitching 8.0 innings, allowing only one run on four hits while striking out six batters in Virginia's 13-1 victory against Duke (3/21) ... Pitched 7.0 innings, allowing one earned run on four hits while striking out a game-high 11 batters in Virginia's 3-2 win over Charlotte (3/7) ... Pitched 5.1 innings and struck out seven batters against #4 Florida State (3/14).
2002: Named Second Team All-ACC ... Named the ACC Co-Player of the Week after guiding Virginia to a 5-1 complete game victory over #10 Georgia Tech on April 26th, in which he allowed only three hits and one run, striking out three batters - the victory marked the first time UVa defeated Georgia Tech in Atlanta in 14 years, breaking Virginia's 18-game losing streak to the Yellow Jackets at Russ Chandler Stadium - the win also dealt Georgia Tech its first home loss of the 2002 season and snapped a 27-game home winning streak which dated back to the 2001 season (4/26) ... Pitched a complete game shut-out, allowing only four hits and striking out five in Virginia's 5-0 win over Maryland (4/5) ... Recorded UVa's first pitching victory of the season by throwing seven innings, allowing only two hits and two runs (neither earned) ... Recorded a victory over Old Dominion after pitching six innings, allowing five hits and only one run (2/22) ... Started and pitched six innings and recorded four strikeouts in UVa's 5-3 victory over William & Mary (2/27) ... Recorded a victory by pitching seven innings, allowing only three hits and one run while striking out two batters in Virginia's 25-1 win over North Carolina A&T (3/11) ... Tallied a win by pitching six innings, allowing only one run and striking out five in Virginia's 6-4 win over Duke (3/22) ... Came in as a closer and pitched 1.2 innings, allowing only one hit and no runs to pick up the win in UVa's 8-7, 10-inning victory over Virginia Tech (4/30).
2001: Recorded his first collegiate pitching victory after throwing 3.1 innings and allowing no runs or hits in Virginia's 13-9 victory over George Mason (3/19) ... Recorded his first collegiate hit (a double) and first RBI after going 1-for-3 at the plate against George Mason (4/25) ... Set his career-high for hits in a game with two after going 2-for-4 and scoring a run against Clemson (5/13) ... Went 1-for-2 at the plate against #3 Miami (4/28) ... Started his first game as a pitcher against Virginia Tech (5/1) and went 5.0 innings with a game-high four strikeouts ... Made his first pitching appearance for UVa when he pitched 1.2 innings in UVa's 10-3 victory over Navy (2/17) ... Scored his first run as a Cavalier in Virginia's 5-2 victory over North Carolina (4/15) ... Pitched 2.0 innings and recorded three strikeouts against the #3 Miami Hurricanes (4/29) ... Pitched 2.1 innings and recorded a strikeout against Florida State (3/10) ... Pitched 2.2 innings and recorded a strikeout in UVa's 7-4 victory over Virginia Tech (4/11) ... Recorded his first collegiate save and strikeout in UVa's 10-3 victory over Navy (2/17).
Prep & Personal: Pitched and played shortstop, catcher, third base, second base and outfield at Kincaid ... Member of the Santa Fe All-Tournament Team (`98, `99) ... Captain of Kinkaid as a senior ... Three-time All-South Zone (`98-'00) and All-SPC (`98-'00) ... Named Second Team All-City as a senior ... Father played tennis at Texas ... Grandfather was an NCAA tennis champion at Texas - family has won over 25 national tennis championships ... Has two brothers and two sisters ... Enjoys golfing ... Son of Jack and Sandra Kamrath ... Born April 6, 1982 in Houston, Texas.
Casey's Return Buoys CavaliersBaseball2/22/17Derek Casey, who missed the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, pitched five strong innings in No. 14 Virginia's home opener.Perrantes Searching for AnswersMen's Basketball2/21/17Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.'Hoos Savor Latest ITA TitleMen's Tennis2/20/17In men's tennis, Virginia won its sixth ITA National Team Indoors Championship, defending Ohio State 4-1 at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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